Mabel Dishman Ward, of Boone, N.C., passed away January 11, 2020.

Burl Kinston Cody, husband to Dolphine Mooney and the World’s …

Dan Perry, 67, died Saturday, January 4, 2020. He is survived …

Colleges have been around for centuries. College students have also been around for centuries. Yet, college administrators assume that today’s students have needs that were unknown to their predecessors. Those needs include diversity and equity personnel, with massive budgets to accommodate.

“Clearly there is a breakdown of communication”: How many times have such words been uttered in public and private in connection with the town of Boone and Watauga County?

Garbage in, garbage out. This rule of thumb applies to every field of human behavior — very much including politics. For example, our political conversation about poverty is based on a fact that most political actors think is true but really isn’t: that a persistently high share of the popul…

There are 99 better, or at least less abject, senators. However, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is inadvertently useful by incessantly demonstrating the depths to which senators sink when they jettison institutional responsibilities to facilitate subservience to presidents of their party. Consider …